Northampton Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Coplay: Don’t miss Coplay Community Days

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Community Days is here! The event is scheduled for Aug. 23-25 at Coplay Parkway, North Second and Keefer streets.

The festive atmosphere includes great attractions and fun for everyone.

Attendees will get to enjoy a variety of food options, including pot roast, pizza, halupkies, cabbage and noodles, boom boom shrimp, hot dogs, hamburgers, sweet potato fries, turkey and beef barbecue, potato pancakes and more.

Musical entertainment includes:

• The Aardvarks — 6-10 p.m. Aug. 23

• Craig Thatcher Band — 2-4 p.m. Aug. 24

Happenings

Monday, August 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 19

• Veterans outreach program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the office of state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall. Information and appointments (encouraged): 610-266-1273

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Miller-Keystone Blood Center blood drive, 4-7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua. Information and reservations: Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061 or judyae@ptd.net

Catasauqua: Big Wahu Caribbean Band plays Aug. 16

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Big Wahu Caribbean Band will play 7-10 p.m. Aug. 16 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

As always, bring those lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

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Revolution Church will be holding a back-to-school bash 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 25 on the grounds of the George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.

Kids will be treated to games, hot dogs, chips, snow cones and school supplies. There will also be a bouncy house, dunk tank and basketball toss.

Lehigh Township: Hope plans yard sale Aug. 30, 31

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, will hold its annual yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31. There will be a special early-bird entrance 7 a.m. Aug. 30 for a cost.

Food and drinks, along with baked goods, will be available.

The sale will feature purses, backpacks, toys, games, puzzles, books, movies, CDs, video games, sporting goods, arts and crafts, holiday decorations, picture frames, small furniture, general household goods, kitchenware and hand and power tools.

For more information about the sale, call the church office at 610-767-7203.

Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo to serve breakfast

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will hold a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 18.

There is a cost.

It is open to the public.

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Allen Township and East Allen Township municipal offices will be closed Sept. 2 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

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East Allen Township Recreation Department is running a bus trip Dec. 7 to American Music Theatre, Lancaster.

The bus will depart 8 a.m. from Catasauqua High School.

Show time is 10:30 a.m. Lunch at Shady Maple will follow.

Coplay: Community Days to be held Aug. 23-25

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay’s Community Days festival is right around the corner!

The three-day event will be held Aug. 23-25 at Saylor Park, Second and Keefer streets.

Admission and parking are free.

Highlights of the annual festival include daily and nightly live entertainment, food and drinks and kids’ activities.

See next week’s edition for a full schedule of activities.

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There will be a family splash and dance noon-5 p.m. Aug. 25 at Coplay’s Parkway Pool, 2 Keefer St.

Freddie Fredericks Jr. will provide the music, games and prizes.

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Northampton: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church plans flea market, bake sale

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Aug. 17. Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund.

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Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold its Summerfest 2-9 p.m. Aug. 17.

Outdoor entertainment includes Kate & Those Guys, 2-5 p.m., and Rock Solid, 6-9 p.m. Peter Johann Band will perform 9 p.m. inside the club.

The club will offer drink specials and food for purchase.

There is an admission fee.

For more information, call 610-704-2390.

Bath: Museums are open Aug. 17

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society Museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17. There will be tours of the society’s campus offered.

For more information, visit govwolf.org.

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The Bath Museum, 121 S. Walnut St., will be open to the public 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17. Volunteers are always welcome.

To schedule tours, call 484-272-7314.

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Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be having its church picnic Aug. 18 immediately following the 10 a.m. service.

Happenings

Monday, August 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 12

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 4-6 of season 1), 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

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